Sunday, December 21, 2008

Advent Conspiracy – Rev. Billy's Christmas Special

These are a couple of video clips that didn't quite make it to the Children's Message time slot this year.

The Credit Card Exorcism:

And the Church of Stop Stop Shopping Gospel Choir:

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Advent Conspiracy – Worship More

On the 14th, we had our annual Children's Pageant, which included Christmas traditions from around the world. For the Children's message, we watched another conversation on participating in the Advent Conspiracy - this time encouraging us to preserve our Advent preparations through worship.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Consuming Christ-mas

Last Sunday, we watched a movie trailer as our continuing series of Children's Messages on reclaiming the meaning of Christmas from the consumerism that has become so normal in our society. This clip shows the shopping "mad dashes" that have claimed more lives again this year. Someone in Pittsburg heard that an employee at Walmart was punched by a shopper when they didn't have what they wanted. This isn't what Christmas is supposed to be... is it?

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Advent Conspiracy

Are you tired of spending too much time worried about what to get your family and friends for Christmas? Check out this video, and see if it helps.